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of the wto and it is the creation of the wto and it is in part because of technology. you had this per septible takeoff with respect to their relationship to the global economy of not just china but indca and parts of latin america and certainly eastern europe. you saw this all over the world. >> this would be reflected in the proportion of sales derived from overseas. the rapidly -- >> yes. >> steepning of that curve. >> so what difference should that make? well, it's to me part of it is -- part of it reflects yes outsourcing of jobs from the united states and from other advanced economies. and that has an income and jobs hit. but to me, the larger effect is for a second i tried to think like a microeconomist. this is globalization is actually about the creation of tens and tens of thousands of new businesses who are competing with businesses usually in their own home market. so chinese companies competing with u.s. companies in the chinese market. or in asian markets where china's exporting to. and also, the united states our companies competing more with european companies in chines
in the world. we're blessed with terrific soldiers and extraordinary technology and intelligence. but the idea of a trillion dollars in cuts through sequestration and budget cuts to the military would change that. we need to have strong allies. our association and -- and connection with our allies is essential to america's strength. we're the -- the great nation that has allies, 42 allies and friends around the world. and finally, we have to stand by our principles. and if we're strong in each of those things, american influence will grow. but unfortunately, in nowhere in the world is america's influence greater today than it was four years ago. >> all right. >> and that's because we've become weaker on each of those four dimensions. >> all right -- perfect. you're going to get a chance to respond to that because that's a perfect segue into our next segment, and that is what is america's role in the world. and that is the question. what do each of you see as our role in the world? and i believe, governor romney, it's your turn to go first. >> well, i -- i absolutely believe that america has a
across the country. it involves technology, investment in technology. i believe it starts in grades k- 12. talk about jobs between -- for people in their 20s and 30s. if we do not try to be more advanced, we will not be competitive in the global market. >> the middle class here is facing the same problem the middle-class is facing everywhere in the country. our government has not been able to work together because of being controlled by major lobby groups that are not putting in place specific things like comprehensive tax return -- tax reform that makes sense that accumulates revenue and is equitably history. we need to make sure we have comprehensive tax reform that makes sense and address the waste and mismanagement and misallocation of resources we see throughout government as is evidenced in benghazi. we need to address that. we can address that by having more independents there to let the people know there is someone else available to take their place. >> let's move onto the next question right now. go ahead. really quick. >> i campaign all over the state. i meet with people every d
inside this voter turnout operation? how do you figure out how people are using technology to get to voters? what are we missing? that will be the thing where there will be some crazy thing that comes out of the blue, all those distractions will happen. donald trump will say something. what is happening to drive to turn out and drive the outcome, i agree it is the base, it is who is more excited. now that the republicans see a potential that they can take this, they are more excited. >> one of the things we can do, and all three of us have done it, and to the extent we can, is talk to voters. i will go out the last weekend. to me, that is the point of contact. if you can get voters to talk to you about what they're thinking, if you talk to them enough, you will get a sense of what is going to happen. granted, it needs to be in an area where there is a variety of views, but you will pick up from the die-hard democrats and will come through. >> the vaunted i-4 corridor, the motorcycle bikers, people in sun city, standing in lines to see their candidate. in the end, they are speaking
technologies of the future that will create jobs. unfortunately, the partisanship meant we had a very close vote on the recovery act. candidly, looking back on it, we should have done more on that bill when it passed. secondly, we have a transportation bill that is a little more than two years, only 27 months. it used to be that democrats and republicans would work together to pass more robust transportation bills. to invest across the country so that we are creating jobs and at the same time rebuilding the foundation of the economy. on the transportation bill, one of the reasons it was held up for so long was because the tea party and the house in their ideology kept it from moving forward. i would hope that my opponent, word -- were he to be elected, would say to the tea party that we need to invest in the future, create jobs, and move the economy forward, which means disagreeing with the two-party and investing in infrastructure. >> the fiscal cliff will happen on january 1st of the congress of the united states does nothing before then. but the congress has been getting at practice at d
to be nimble. we need to rely on technology. we need to be strategic in how we go about -- >> a smaller military then we have now? >> it might be a different military. it might be smaller, but the most important thing for us is to make sure we have a strong economy in the world. that means making sure that we actually get something done and congress can get the economy back on track. i think we need to be able to react very quickly situations around the world, because many of them are much smaller. what we have done in the past, and congressman king is responsible for this, we have been involved in two wars that have taken a huge toll in human life and money as well. our debt is $6 trillion when he went in -- it is $16 trillion now. we put to wars on the credit card. we have to make sure that before we go into conflict, we are prepared to do that. >> let's ask about what you just said -- you can reply to that. then, if you explain your measurement of u.s. power in the world. >> i have been accused of starting two wars. [laughter] >> not paying for them. >> i did not restart those wars.
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